Updated (February 2015): Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T6i vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Canon Rebel T5i vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Winner
Canon Rebel T5i

98

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T5i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T5i.
Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR.

differences

Advantages of the Canon T5i

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Size
Much smaller
133×100×79 mm vs 135×101×146 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness
Much thinner
3.1" vs 5.7"
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Around 50% thinner
True resolution
Higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Weight
Lighter
580 g vs 808 g
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Around 30% lighter
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The T5i's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The T5i's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS50EXR

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 5 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
500 shots vs 440 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$303.00 vs $465.00
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The best price we've seen is $162 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus which is uncommon Help
              fast and accurate
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              T5i1,040k dots
              HS50EXR920k dots
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T5iPentamirror
              HS50EXRDigital
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              T5i580 g
              HS50EXR808 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              T5i3.1"
              HS50EXR5.7"
              Size Large Help
              T5i133×100×79 mm
              HS50EXR135×101×146 mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $479 body only

              $566 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $677 body only

              $477 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $300 - $547 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Pentax K-50

              Pentax K-50

              Entry-level DSLR

              $291 - $302 body only

              $341 - $379 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously while recording movies

              Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 body only

              $360 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              Color depth Better color depth
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $413 - $497 body only

              $489 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 body only

              $579 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $509 body only

              $499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Smaller
              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 - $750 body only

              $1,049 with 18-135mm lens

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price More expensive

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $362 - $398

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $424

              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $332 - $400

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $210 - $298

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Autofocus Slower autofocus

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